Presence Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

August 5, 2016

Presence Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

WALNUT, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Presence of Walnut, CA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

Presence joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to provide tools and training for individuals and families to apply Christian values to their everyday lives, bridge the cultural and generational gaps, and be equipped to lead and serve in their communities,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2003, Presence ( aims to partner with churches to mobilize a generation of youth and young adults to live with purpose in pursuing spiritual maturity, realizing their God-given gifts. They also aim to help individuals to pursue their calling and become godly servants and ethical employees through professional assessments and consultations identifying their personality, unique talents, culture, learning style, ideal college major, and career.

To learn more about Presence and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.


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